November 2013 Archive

A basic guide to professional negligence claims

To make a professional negligence claim you need to show that a professional’s work fell below the normal standard. But that is not all: a key component of any professional negligence claim is to show loss. Often we are asked whether claims are viable and sometimes they are not because, even if the solicitor, accountant, financial adviser or surveyor did a dreadful job, causing considerable distress or inconvenience, unless that poor work actually caused a loss, there is no claim.
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